Ford Hit With Class Action Over Defective Explorers

Ford Motor Company was hit with a class action lawsuit alleging that several models of the Explorer have a defect which causes exhaust to enter the inside of the vehicle. Plaintiff Angela Dixon of Florida filed the Explorer class action lawsuit in… Read More »

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Cipro Peripheral Neuropathy Under Investigation

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a drug safety communication about the possible risk of developing peripheral neuropathy (nerve damage) when taking fluroroquinolone drugs such as the antibiotic Cipro. Many users who have taken Cipro for both short- and long-term... Read More »

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Morcellation Lawsuit Alleges Abdominal Tumors

A robotic hysterectomy patient is suing the manufacturer of the power morcellator used in her surgery, claiming the device spread cancer from a uterine sarcoma into her stomach region, causing her to develop seven tumors. Plaintiff Lisa Nielsen alleges in the morcellation lawsuit... Read More »

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Xarelto Lawsuit Plaintiffs File Motion for MDL Status

As the number of Xarelto lawsuits continues to grow in the United States, a group of plaintiffs are moving to consolidate these lawsuits before one judge by establishing a Xarelto multidistrict litigation (MDL). That would allow the plaintiffs to organize all affected... Read More »

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Union Carbide Can\'t Avoid Asbestos Lung Cancer Lawsuit

  In mid-September, Union Carbide Corp. could not dodge an asbestos lung cancer lawsuit filed in federal court by a Maryland man who alleges his wife died of asbestos lung cancer, which she allegedly contracted from asbestos fibers stuck to his work... Read More »

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Stomach Staple Pregnancy Issue Compounded by Deaths

A 2004 stomach staple complications case involving a pregnant woman demonstrates how a botched gastric bypass surgery due to a defective stomach stapler can pose risks not only to the patient, but to a patient’s fetus. This stomach stapling pregnancy complications case... Read More »

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Benicar Lawsuit Filed by Woman With GI Disorder

A Benicar lawsuit was filed in a Montana court against Daiichi Sankyo Pharmaceuticals and Forest Laboratories LLC alleging the companies disregarded the public’s safety by not disclosing the full nature and extent of the risk and side effects associated with using Benicar.... Read More »

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GM Lost Value Lawsuits Filed on Behalf of 30M Consumers

Two General Motors class action lawsuits have been filed on behalf of 30 million GM consumers accusing the automaker of lying about the safety of its vehicles both before and after GM filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The consolidated GM recall lawsuits allege that... Read More »

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FDCPA Lawsuit Filed Against CheckRedi

A Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) lawsuit was filed by a New York resident against debt collection agency CheckRedi of Kentucky LLC. The FDCPA lawsuit alleges that the debt collection agency participated in unlawful debt collection practices by using misleading and... Read More »

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Daughters File Tylenol Liver Failure Lawsuit After Mother Dies

A Tylenol liver failure lawsuit has been filed against drug manufacturer Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary McNeil PPC Inc. by the surviving daughters of a Maine woman who allegedly died from liver failure after taking Extra Strength Tylenol. Plaintiffs Lisa Ryerson... Read More »

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False Advertising Lawsuit Hits The Gap in California

Gap Inc., owners of Old Navy and Banana Republic brands, is being accused of deceptive advertising of sales items, and plaintiff Misbah Etman is filing a consumer fraud class action lawsuit against the company. She claims its advertisements for items in store... Read More »

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Huge SJS Verdict Shows Hospitals Can Be Held Liable

A woman left with brain damage after suffering the rare autoimmune reaction Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) won a $120 million verdict, one of the largest in New York City history. The woman, Jacqueline Martin, sought treatment for seizures in a New York... Read More »

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Ghirardelli White Chocolate Class Action Settlement

Ghirardelli Chocolate Company has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit alleging it misled consumers into believing some of its products contained white chocolate and that it falsely advertised some of its products as “all natural.” The Ghirardelli class action lawsuit alleged... Read More »

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